WACO, Texas, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Football Coaches Association® (AFCA®) will give college football fans the opportunity to gain exclusive access to the first-ever televised American Football Coaches Awards Show and meet several of the nation's top coaches January 10 in Nashville, Tennessee.
The American Football Coaches Awards "Meet Us in Music City" Sweepstakes gives fans a once-in-a-life experience to attend the show, a celebration of the 2016-2017 football season that presents several prestigious awards, including the AFCA FBS National Coach of the Year. The one-hour live show will air on CBS Sports Network at 9 p.m. EST from the Grand Ole Opry House. "This awards ceremony has always been a private event with just the coaches, their families and peers, but this year we thought we should celebrate their successes with the fans too," said AFCA Executive Director Todd Berry. "Sharing this special ceremony on television will offer a unique experience and allow fans at home the opportunity to see and hear from our coaches in a setting completely different from the sidelines." The grand prize for one lucky fan and a guest is a trip to Nashville, including airfare, accommodations, and VIP credentials to the Show, as well as participation in pre-event festivities, such as walking on the football-themed green carpet. Additionally, five first-place winners will receive $50 VISA gift cards. Fans have several ways to enter the sweepstakes each day through Tuesday, December 27 on mobile, tablet or desktop devices. Methods include:
Visit AFCASweeps.com; upon completion look for a bonus entry on Facebook tab
Go to the AFCA's Facebook page and post a comment along with #AFCASweeps and #entry
Post this image on Instagram and tag @WeAreAFCA with #AFCASweeps and #entry
Tweet @WeAreAFCA with #AFCASweeps and #entry
The American Football Coaches Awards will also feature a special 30th anniversary presentation of the AFCA Coaches' Trophy, which will be presented to the No. 1 team in the Amway Coaches Poll. The iconic Waterford® Crystal football, affectionately known as the "Crystal Ball", has been awarded to the national champion since its inception in 1986 and has been made available to all Coaches Poll winners since 1950.